Overview

At Research Studios Austria Forschungsgesellschaft – RSA FG we work to bring innovations in the field of digital intelligence from Austria’s universities to the market. The Research Studio Data Science (DSc) develops new methods and applications for the use of large amounts of data. For our applied research work we look for a:

PhD position in Information Retrieval – (f/m/d)

30 hours/week (3 years)

Your profile:

You have a university degree in Computer Science and you meet the relevant criteria of the TU Wien doctoral programme (https://informatics.tuwien.ac.at/doctoral/).

Company:

RSA FG

Qualifications:

Your profile:

You have a university degree in Computer Science and you meet the relevant criteria of the TU Wien doctoral programme (https://informatics.tuwien.ac.at/doctoral/).

Your experience:

Knowledge on Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Text Analysis
Programming / prototyping skills in Java and/or Python. Other programming languages are a bonus.
Working with and querying databases, code sharing, issue tracking (JIRA, GIT).
Publications are of advantage
Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal (e.g. IELTS at 7.0 or higher)
Your field of activity:

Working in an international research project of the Research Studio Data Science and towards obtaining a PhD from TU Wien, Faculty of Informatics.
Independently and collaboratively designing Information Retrieval and Extraction experiments.
Training and testing hypotheses, principles and models, including AI/ML models.
Co/authoring research papers, reports and funding bids.
Presenting y/our research at conferences, workshops and public events.
Your personal abilities and qualities:

Understanding of project aims and specific tasks, reporting and communicating in English.
Ability to proactively seek solutions to complex problems without needing to be micromanaged
Ability to plan and prioritise own workload and forward plan
Ability to do science systematically, with integrity and to follow good research practices
Team player able to work to challenging targets
Knowledge of German or willingness to learn
Working in a Linux environment (deployment, essential scripting, configuration, logging, etc.).

Educational level:

Master Degree

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